Statement On Recent Media Reports

  Statement From Momentum Reading Following recent reports in some media outlets Momentum Reading thought it important to put some facts straight: Nada Al-Sanjari is not a member of Reading Momentum. She does not live in our area. To the best of our knowledge she is not a member of…

Reading Council needs new Leadership

Elections to Reading Borough Council take place on Thursday 2 May and will be quickly followed by election of the Leader, Deputy Leader and Lead Councillors by the Labour Group in the following week. Momentum Reading, along with many other party activists, believes that our Labour Council needs new leadership….

The World Transformed Review Part 1

The World Transformed is a culture and politics festival which has been held alongside the Labour Party Conference for the last three years. Attendees to Labour conference have described it as invigorating the weekend, adding a festival atmosphere and bringing life to the host city. I made a last minute…

Vote Sarah Hacker for Reading West Parliamentary Candidate

Reading Momentum are supporting Sarah Hacker in the selection for Reading West’s Parliamentary Candidate. The shortlisted candidates: Sarah Hacker; Rachel Eden and Rebecca Geech will attend hustings on March 10th the Pavillion in Oxford Road, where Reading West Members will be able to hear each of them present their case and…

We must act now to get the MP candidate we want for Reading West

In order for Corbyn to be able to carry out the policies from the 2017 manifesto, he will need supportive Labour MPs in parliament. Across the country Constituency Labour Parties are currently choosing their MP candidates for the next general election. So far, there have been mixed results in getting…

Tories abandon NHS Accident & Emergency targets until 2019

Last Saturday 3rd February, despite cold and rainy weather, 60,000 people marched in London to defend our NHS. The demonstrators, stretching from Gower Street to Downing Street, denounced the crisis caused by Theresa May and the Tories. This was the first of many important events planned this year to support the…

R&DLP Annual General Meeting

 On Wednesday 26th July Reading and District Labour Party will hold it’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) R&DLP AGM: Wednesday 26th July, 8pm, Council Chambers off Bridge Street An earlier version of this post mentioned our intention to share publicly available information with regards to candidates for EC roles on this…

All Member Meeting to decide Conference Delegates

Reading & District Labour Party, All Members Meeting: Thursday 29 June @ 8.00pm Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Bridge St, Reading RG1 2LU The election is over, but the push for a socialist government continues. Next Thursday is a very important Reading and District Labour Party (RDLP) All Members Meeting (AMM). At…